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War memorial at Merrijig
Merrijig is located in Shire of Mansfield
Coordinates 37°06′S 146°15′E / 37.100°S 146.250°E / -37.100; 146.250Coordinates: 37°06′S 146°15′E / 37.100°S 146.250°E / -37.100; 146.250
Population 705 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 3723
LGA(s) Shire of Mansfield
State electorate(s) Eildon
Federal Division(s) Indi

Merrijig is a town in Victoria, Australia, located between Mount Buller and Mansfield. At the 2011 census, Merrijig and the surrounding area had a population of 705.[1]

The first Merrijig Post Office opened on 4 October 1866 and was replaced by Boggy Creek in 1867. Another Merrijig Post Office opened on 1 April 1866 (known as Delatite from 1872 until 1924) and closed in 1970.[2]

A second placename in Victoria named "Merrijig" exists in East Gippsland, about 10 kilometres north of Lindenow.

Merrijig is an Aboriginal word meaning "good,well done".[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Merrijig (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 December 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2008-04-11 
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